Software Games Industry Archives - The Croner Company

New Job Families Added to the 2020 Croner Software Games Survey

Posted on Jul 14, 2020 by in Compensation Programs, Compensation Solutions, Compensation Surveys, Recent Developments, Software Games Industry

The position grids for the 2020 Croner Software Games Survey will cover seven new job families this year.  These additions result from discussions with participant companies at the annual Survey Planning Meeting, attended by human resources and compensation professionals from companies developing and/or publishing games in all platform types including mobile, social, console, PC, handheld, […]

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Launch of the 2020 Croner Software Games Survey-International

Posted on May 27, 2020 by in Compensation Programs, Compensation Solutions, Compensation Surveys, Digital Entertainment Compensation News, Software Games Industry

The 2020 Croner Software Games Survey-International will launch on Thursday, June 4, 2020, when industry professionals gather virtually to plan for this year’s software games compensation survey for companies with employees in the U.K and Europe.  Human resources and compensation professionals will represent developers and/or publishers in all gaming platforms:  mobile, social, console, PC, handheld, […]

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Launch of the 2020 Croner Software Games Survey

Posted on May 11, 2020 by in Compensation Programs, Compensation Solutions, Compensation Surveys, Software Games Industry

The 2020 Croner Software Games Survey will be launched on Wednesday, May 11, 2020, when industry professionals gather virtually to plan for the content to be covered in this year’s compensation survey of the industry.  The annual Survey planning meeting is for human resources and compensation professionals from companies developing and/or publishing games in all […]

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2020 Croner Animation and Visual Effects Survey Planning Meeting at The Walt Disney Studios

Posted on Feb 11, 2020 by in Animation Industry News, Attracting and Retaining Talent, Compensation Programs, Compensation Solutions, Compensation Surveys, Software Games Industry

As global consumers show a growing appetite for engaging, high-definition visual experience and moviegoers demand high-quality production, animation and visual effects jobs are at the forefront of today’s entertainment industry.  Animators and visual effects artists are producing content consumed not only in theaters and on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, but also on YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook. […]

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Compensation for Software Games Jobs Increased in 2019

Posted on Jan 16, 2020 by in Attracting and Retaining Talent, Compensation Consulting Services, Compensation Programs, Compensation Solutions, Compensation Surveys, Recent Developments, Software Games Industry

The recently published 2019 Croner Software Games Survey found that among the U.S. and Canadian software gaming companies surveyed, participants experienced steady compensation growth at all organization levels.  The growth in compensation was driven primarily by increases in annual incentive awards. In the U.S., jobs in Marketing and G&A experienced the greatest movement in base […]

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Croner Software Games International Compensation Survey Launches for 2019

Posted on Aug 1, 2019 by in Compensation Programs, Compensation Solutions, Compensation Surveys, Software Games Industry

The Croner Company’s annual study on pay practices for video gaming jobs has launched for 2019.  Don’t miss this opportunity to get trusted data on what the market pays for gaming talent in the U.K. and across Europe.  Participating companies comprise major players in the global industry and smaller studios in countries including France, Finland, […]

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Year Two of the Croner Software Games Survey – International Launches in the U.K.

Posted on May 16, 2019 by in Compensation Programs, Compensation Solutions, Compensation Surveys, Recent Developments, Software Games Industry

After a successful launch year in 2018, The Croner Company was pleased to begin the 2019 survey cycle for the Croner Software Games Survey – International on May 2nd in London.  The survey cycle launched with the annual Survey Planning Meeting hosted by King.com at their headquarters in Soho. The annual compensation survey provides market […]

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Launch of the 2019 Croner Software Games Survey at Electronic Arts Campus

Posted on Apr 1, 2019 by in Attracting and Retaining Talent, Compensation Programs, Compensation Solutions, Compensation Surveys, Recent Developments, Software Games Industry

The 2019 Croner Software Games Survey will be launched on Thursday, April 4, 2019, when industry professionals gather at Electronic Arts in Redwood City, California to plan for the content to be covered in this year’s compensation survey of the industry.  The annual Survey planning meeting is for human resources and compensation professionals from companies […]

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Incentives Drive Increase in Compensation for Software Games Jobs in 2018

Posted on Jan 14, 2019 by in Attracting and Retaining Talent, Compensation Consulting Services, Compensation Programs, Compensation Solutions, Compensation Surveys, Recent Developments, Software Games Industry

              The 2018 Croner Software Games Survey shows that U.S. software gaming companies experienced material compensation growth at all organization levels, driven primarily by increases in annual incentives.  Croner’s leading-edge annual report provides data about compensation programs and practices for jobs in all gaming platforms including mobile, PC, console, […]

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Trends in Pay for Animation and Visual Effects Jobs

Posted on Aug 22, 2018 by in Animation Industry News, Attracting and Retaining Talent, Compensation Programs, Compensation Solutions, Compensation Surveys, Software Games Industry

Noteworthy trends in compensation for the animation and visual effects industry, from our just published 2018 Croner Animation and Visual Effects Survey, include the following: Compensation for positions in the animation and visual effects industry grew moderately in 2018 across all compensation elements. Base salary continues to be dominant for all positions. Among those eligible for all […]

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